Making a tempura batter is literally as easy as 1-2-3. Use and modify this recipe for an entree or appetizer.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5-10 minutes
Ready In: 20 minutes
1 cup cornstarch
2 cups flour
3 cups club soda
spice or seasoning blend as desired
protein or vegetables (chicken, fish, green beans, mushrooms, etc.)
oil for frying
In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients. Slowly whisk in club soda. Once the batter is an even consistency (it should be slightly thick), dip the protein or vegetable in, making sure to evenly coat all sides.
Fry in oil at 350-375 degrees using your favorite method. The batter will work for shallow pan-fry or deep fry. For proteins, make sure to cook thoroughly before serving.